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The West Side waltz: music cues List

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The West Side waltz: music cues List

Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981 (Inferred)
Table of Contents
[Part 1: Act 1, scene 3]: [Excerpt] Twinkle, twinkle, little star (Theme and variations) (1:00) / W. A. Mozart -- [Part 2: Act 2, scene 1]: Tempest sonata [finale excerpt] (1:09) / L. van Beethoven -- [Part 3: Act 2, scene 3]: [Excerpt] Wine, woman and song (0:52) / J. Strauss II -- [Part 4: Act 1, scene 2, cue 5]: [Excerpt] Bach concerto lyrical section [Piano concerto in D minor, BWV 1052, 1st movement] (1:00) / J. S. Bach -- [Part 5: Act 2]: [Excerpt, 2nd intro] [Minute] waltz [op. 64] (0:49) / F. Chopin -- [Part 6: Act 1]: [Excerpt, played 2 times] Flight of the bumblebee (1:26) / N. Rimsky-Korsakov.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1397-1402
Trios (Piano, guitar, violin), Arranged
Piano music, Arranged
Violin and piano music, Arranged
Sonatas (Piano)
Concertos (Piano)
Thompson, Ernest, 1949- West Side waltz
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Variationen über Ah, vous dirai-je maman. Selections; arranged
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 17, op. 31, no. 2, D minor. Allegretto. Selections
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Wein, Weib, Gesang. Selections; arranged
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Concertos, harpsichord, string orchestra, BWV 1052, D minor. Allegro (1st movement). Selections; arranged
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Waltzes, piano, op. 64. No. 1. Selections; arranged
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Skazka o t︠s︡are Saltane. Nu, teperʹ, moĭ shmelʹ. Selections; arranged
Content: Title from cataloger.
Content: "S-Mozart Twinkle" (*LTC-A 1397); "T-Beethoven Tempest sonata" (*LTC-A 1398); "N-Bach concerto lyrical section" (*LTC-A 1400); "V-2nd intro to Chopin waltz (Cara joins)" (*LTC-A 1401)--From original audiocassette containers; tapes rethreaded to new audiocassettes.
Content: "W-Wine woman & song" (*LTC-A 1399); "O-Intro to Bumble bee (Cara joins), 3 [2] tunes" --From original audiocassette container.
Content: Side 1 only.
Content: Audio very erratic (Parts 2, 4-6)
Performers: [Unidentified pianist, violinist and guitarist] (Part 1 only) ; [Unidentified pianist] (Parts 2-4) ; [Unidentified pianist and violinist] (Parts 5-6)
Venue: Recording Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York, N. Y. 1981.
Acquisition: Separated from; Billy Rose Theatre Division, Katharine Hepburn papers, 1854-1997 (bulk 1928-1994); 2007.
Source note: Forms part of: Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials, *L(Special) 08-31.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 audiocassettes (6 min.,19 sec.) : analog, stereo, Dolby B
These recordings are brief music cues used for the Broadway play "The West Side waltz". It is uncertain who is actually playing the piano, violin and guitar, so the performers are unidentified.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 903943202
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20535883
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f14316e0-b883-0133-402c-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The West Side waltz" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The West Side waltz" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 15, 2021.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1981). The West Side waltz Retrieved from

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The West Side waltz